A low score middling wine with the Decanter bunch: I took exception and found it climbed above the measly 87 points they deigned to anoint it with, and still I laud Decanter.
It has lovely citrus notes, a spicy nuance, bits of tropical notes like flambeed pineapple–and none of the cloying oak of heavy handed Chards. There is a sweet spot, somewhere between the fridge and room temperature, where it comes alive and really charms.
Price: A not too thrifty $29 at Kitsilano Wine Cellars.
Market Liquidity: You won’t impress, but you will enjoy.